The lack of international conventional law governing the operational aspects of continental shelf activity may be characterized as unfinished business of the UN Convention on the Law of the Sea. The Convention, adopted in 1982, generally addressed the issue but did not consider more detailed development of the legal regime for the continental shelf. In The Regulation of Continental Shelf Development: Rethinking International Standards, leading experts from around the world identify and explore a multitude of the unresolved legal concerns related to the continental shelf. The varied voices of experts collected within The Regulation of Continental Shelf Development: Rethinking International Standards offer a timely understanding of past, present, and future issues related to the continental shelf. The volume is a must-read for all those interested in environmental law and the law of the sea.Recovery of diamonds from the shallow seabed off the Atlantic coast of Southern Africa is a multibillion-dollar industry utilizing advanced sea technologies. ... Rock phosphate is used to make most fertilizers and has good market possibilities.
|Title||:||The Regulation of Continental Shelf Development|
|Author||:||Myron H. Nordquist, John Norton Moore, Aldo Chircop, Ronán Long|
|Publisher||:||Martinus Nijhoff Publishers - 2013-08-22|